Floral Designer

From Blossoms to Bouquets: Creating Stunning Floral Arrangements


A floral designer also known as a florist, is a professional who specialises in creating floral arrangements for various occasions and events such as weddings, funerals and corporate events. Floral designers work with fresh and artificial flowers as well as other decorative elements such as ribbons, vases and containers to create unique and visually appealing arrangements.

To become a floral designer you may choose to pursue a formal education in floral design or gain experience through on-the-job training. Many vocational schools, community colleges and universities offer certificate and diploma programs in floral design, which can typically be completed in a few months to a year. These programs teach students the principles of floral design such as colour theory, composition, flower care as well as business skills such as customer service, marketing and pricing.


  • A certificate course or diploma course is required after passing class 10+2. An on job-training is also provided after gaining some expertise in floral designing
  • An undergraduate course leads to better understanding of this field in-depth.  

Job Roles

The field of floral designing aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the floral designing field presents innumerable job roles:  

  • Floral designer
  • Florist
  • Wholesale florist
  • Floriculturist
  • Interior Decorator

Employment Sector

  • Entertainment Industry
  • Floral stores
  • Advertising
  • Concerts
  • Hospitality Firm
  • Wedding Planning Firms
  • Design Firms
  • Interior Designer
  • Outdoor Design Consultancy Firms
  • Education Sector
  • Start-ups
  • Corporate Offices
  • Event Managing Firms

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the floral designing field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Ferns N Petals
  • FlowerAura
  • Florifera
  • Maya Flowers
  • Babygogo
  • Fiestro Events
  • ShaadiOnline
  • KWP Event Management
  • FTD Floral Pvt. Ltd.


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a floral designer is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹1,50,000 - ₹2,00,000 

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹3,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹4,00,000


  • Artistic skills
  • Creativity
  • Customer-service skills
  • Organisational skills


The scope of a floral designer is quite varied and can offer a lot of potential for creativity, entrepreneurship and job satisfaction. Many floral designers specialise in creating floral arrangements for weddings, parties, corporate events and other special occasions. As an event designer, one will work closely with clients to create custom arrangements that fit their specific vision and budget or can start own floral design business, which can be run from a retail storefront or an online platform.

With the right education, training and experience, there are many opportunities for career growth and advancement in this field.


  • Creative & Interesting Field
  • Satisfaction
  • Creative mind
  • Plenty of Jobs
  • Opportunity to travel


  • Sometimes it requires to work on weekends as well
  • Dealing with clients
  • Neet to meet deadlines